Patient’s body found in a toilet

A 31 year- old man was on Monday found dead in a washroom at Ndhiwa Sub County Hospital, in Homa Bay County.

The body of Jared Otieno Cheche was found by patients in an unused toilet, after they sensed a foul smell coming from the facility that was locked from inside.

According to a Ndhiwa Sub County Hospital administrator who reported the incident to the police, the decaying body was found lying on the floor in the washrooms, in the female wards.

The deceased had been admitted at the hospital suffering from vomiting and diarrhea before he went missing only to be found dead in the washroom.

Confirming the incident to KNA, Homa Bay county Police Commander, John Omusanga said that police were investigating the incident.

Omusanga said efforts to trace his kin are still underway .The police boss appealed to residents with any relevant information regarding the death to report in confidence to security agencies.

The body was removed to Homa Bay county hospital mortuary awaiting post mortem.

Source: Kenya News Agency